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List of animals in India      India which resembles a continent hence called Indian sub continent has wide variety of flora and fauna species . Here are some animals that has made India their home.Indian Asiatic LionAsiatic Lions once used to roam around the area, stretching from northern Greece, across Southwest Asia, to central India. However, today, the natural habitat of the majestic animal has been reduced to the Gir forests of India only, making the Asiatic Lion almost synonymous with the Indian Lion. Known scientifically as Panthera Leo persica, the royal animal is depicted on the National Emblem of India, since it represents power, strength and sovereignty. Gir National Park is...
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  March 22, 2013, 4:06 pm
King CobraGenus: OphiophagusSpecies: hannahThe King Cobra's biome is the Southeast Asian rainforest. Its habitat are the clearings, bamboo stands, and edges of the forest and it is also commonly found near rivers and swampy areas. The climate that the King Cobra lives in is rainy and humid. The average temperature is usually 95°F.The King Cobra can grow up to 12-18 feet. Adults weigh 12-20 pounds. Their fangs can grow a 1/2 inch. Their color is olive, brown, or black. The underbelly is creamy or pale yellow. The King Cobra's generic name means "snake eater."When the King Cobra is born, its venom is as strong as the adult's venom. The King Cobra mates in January and builds its nest in April....
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  March 20, 2013, 5:03 pm
King CobraGenus: OphiophagusSpecies: hannahThe King Cobra's biome is the Southeast Asian rainforest. Its habitat are the clearings, bamboo stands, and edges of the forest and it is also commonly found near rivers and swampy areas. The climate that the King Cobra lives in is rainy and humid. The average temperature is usually 95°F.The King Cobra can grow up to 12-18 feet. Adults weigh 12-20 pounds. Their fangs can grow a 1/2 inch. Their color is olive, brown, or black. The underbelly is creamy or pale yellow. The King Cobra's generic name means "snake eater."When the King Cobra is born, its venom is as strong as the adult's venom. The King Cobra mates in January and builds its nest in April....
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  March 20, 2013, 5:03 pm
Medicinal uses of banana:Anaemia:               High in iron, bananas can stimulate the production of haemoglobin in the blood and so helps in cases of anaemia.Blood Pressure:          This unique tropical fruit is extremely high in potassium yet low in salt, making it the perfect food for helping to beat blood pressure. So much so, the US Food and Drug Administration has just allowed the banana industry to make official claims for the fruit's ability to reduce the risk of blood pressure and stroke.Brain Power:          200 students at an English school were helped through their exams this year by eating bananas at breakfast, break and lunch in a bid to boost their br...
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  February 23, 2013, 5:34 pm
Medicinal uses of banana:Anaemia:               High in iron, bananas can stimulate the production of haemoglobin in the blood and so helps in cases of anaemia.Blood Pressure:          This unique tropical fruit is extremely high in potassium yet low in salt, making it the perfect food for helping to beat blood pressure. So much so, the US Food and Drug Administration has just allowed the banana industry to make official claims for the fruit's ability to reduce the risk of blood pressure and stroke.Brain Power:          200 students at an English school were helped through their exams this yea...
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  February 23, 2013, 5:34 pm
Curry leavesThe curry tree (Murraya Koenigii) is native to India. The curry leaves are used extensively in South Indian and Sri Lankan cooking, especially in curries. Although thrown out later, the curry leaves are essential in providing the rich aroma to the curries. Recent studies have shown these leaves to possess anti-diabetic, antioxidant, hepatoprotective properties. They are also good for hair.Curry leaves have plenty of Vitamin A and calcium. It also contains good amounts of amino acids. The leaves tend to excite the taste buds. They also help in quick digestion. Curry leaves take care of indigestion, stomach ulcers due to excessive acid secretion in stomach, diarrhea and other simi...
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  August 25, 2012, 6:21 pm
General KnowledgeWho was the chief architect of Constitution of India? Answer: B.R.AmbedkarHow many feet is 1 U.S. fathom?Answer: Six FeetWho invented the television?Answer: John Logie BairdWho created the animated TV Sitcom "South Park"?Answer: Trey Parker and Matt Stone Which instrument was played by Indian musician "Ustad Bismillah Khan"? Answer: ShenaiWhat was given on the third day of Christmas in "Twelve Days of Christmas"?Answer: 3 French HensWhat is theme of Portuguese National Epic "Os Lusíadas"?Answer: Portuguese Voyage of DiscoveriesWhat was the name of first space shuttle which went into space?Answer: EnterpriseWho was the flag officer of Royal Navy during Napoleonic War?An...
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  August 18, 2012, 2:29 pm
Cauliflower & Broccoli SoupServes                              4Ingredients50 g butter1 medium onion (finely chopped)8-10 cloves of garlic(finely chopped)2 tea spoon mustard sauce1 medium cauliflower1 small broccoli1 big potato(peeled & cubed)1 cup of milk4 tbsp milk creamsalt & pepper to tastePreparationMelt butter in cooking vessel,add onion,garlic and cook slowly until translucent,stirring constantly.Cut cauliflower,broccoli,potato into florets and steam until almost tender.Add milk and water,cover and bring to boil then simmer for 15 minutes or until potato cooks.Add mustard sauce and cream.Boil again ,reduce the heat and simmer for 5 minutes.Season to taste wi...
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  August 12, 2012, 5:55 pm
Cauliflower & Broccoli SoupServes                              4Ingredients50 g butter1 medium onion (finely chopped)8-10 cloves of garlic(finely chopped)2 tea spoon mustard sauce1 medium cauliflower1 small broccoli1 big potato(peeled & cubed)1 cup of milk4 tbsp milk creamsalt & pepper to tastePreparationMelt butter in cooking vessel,add onion,garlic and cook slowly until translucent,stirring constantly.Cut cauliflower,broccoli,potato into florets and steam until almost tender.Add milk and water,cover and bring to boil then simmer for 15 minutes or until potato cooks.Add mustard sauce and cream.Boil again ...
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  August 12, 2012, 5:55 pm
Banana BreadServes                  8Ingredients4 ripe bananas,mashed1 vanilla bean,cut to open and remove seeds from pulp65 ml melted butter100 g sugar1 egg,beaten1 tsp baking sodaa pinch of salt300 g flourPreparationPre heat oven to 175 degree C.Grease a 4"*8" loaf tin with butter and set aside.Mix together mashed bananas, vanilla bean paste and butter in a large bowlAdd sugar ,egg,bakin soda and salt,and mix well.Fold in the flour,ensuring it is mixed with the other ingredients.Pour the mixure into the tin and bake t 175 degree C for 1 hour. Remove from oven and cool on a rack.Remove from pan,slice and serve.Nutritional ValueEnergy : 158 KcalProtein : 2.7 gmKey Word : Banana bre...
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  August 11, 2012, 4:21 pm
Virgin MojitoServes                   4Ingredients4 limes,quartered8 tsp sugar12 mint sprigs80g crushed  ice600ml club soda4 lime slices to garnishPreparationUse 4 tumblers.put one quarter lime, two teaspoons sugar and mint sprigs in each glass and muddle together at the bottom of the glass.Add 20 g of crushed ice to each glass..Top with 150 ml of club soda.Garnish with a lime slice.Similarly prepare the remaining drinks.Nutritional Value Energy : 104 KcalProtein : 0.5 gmKey word : Virgin Mojito...
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  August 11, 2012, 4:05 pm
Vietnamese Mint Chicken RiceServes                      4Ingredients2 tbsp oil2 tbsp chopped onions2 tbsp chopped garlic1 large stalk of spring onion,diced1 tbsp Vietnamese fish sauce1 tsp sugar250 g of chicken sliced50 g bamboo shoots,slicedcrushed red chili flakes,to taste50 g fresh mint leaves600g boiled white rice50 g chili flakesPreparationHeat the oil and saute onions,garlic and spring onions over medium heat.Add fish sauce,stirring continuously.Mix in the sugar.Increase heat and add chicken.Stir-fry until almost done.Toss in the bamboo shoots and chili flakes and finally mint leaves,so that they don't cook longer than 30 seconds.Serve over boiled whit rice.Nutritional val...
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  August 11, 2012, 3:52 pm
Som TamServes             4Ingredients2 cups shredded green papaya2 tsp chopped garlic3 small chilies2 tbsp jaggerysalt  - to taste2 tomatoes,chopped2 tsp lime juice2 tbsp tamarind juice3 tbsp ground peanuts dry roastedPreparationSoak shreeded papaya in cold water for 5 minutes.Make paste of garlic and chilies by adding pinch of papaya.Add the jaggery,salt and grind it for few seconds ensuring that everything is well mixed.Set asideIn another bowl,put chopped tomatoes,lime juice and remaining papaya.Add the garlic and chili paste, mixing 10 to 15 minutes to evently coat the papaya.Add the ground peanuts,mix and serveNutritional ValueEnergy : 142 KcalProtein : 4.7 gmKey word : Papaya r...
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  August 11, 2012, 3:31 pm
KhandviIngredientsGram flour                               3/4     cupButter milk                               1.50  cupsTurmeric powder                     1/4    tbspMustard seed                           1      tbspSesame seed                            1      tbspCurry leaves                            10    leavesVegetable oil                            1/2  cupGrated coconut                         2    tbspCoriander green                        1    tbsp(chopped)Chili red whole(dry)                  2Chili green                   ...
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  August 10, 2012, 6:31 pm
Corn & Paneer Stuffed TomatoesServes :                               4IngredientsMedium sized tomatoes                              4-5Paneer                                                       100 gmPeas                                                           50  gmCorn                                                          100 gmCoriander leaves                                         25  gmGreen chilies                                               2Onion                                             ...
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  August 7, 2012, 6:43 pm
Corn & Paneer Stuffed TomatoesServes :                               4IngredientsMedium sized tomatoes                              4-5Paneer                                                       100 gmPeas                                                           5...
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  August 7, 2012, 6:43 pm
Spiders strike fear into the hearts of millions of people the world over. People both young and old suffer from arachnophobia, yet for the most part this is an irrational fear based on nothing more than implication. There are many species of poisonous spider yet the vast majority of these eight legged creatures are harmless. However, a very small percentage of spider are very dangerous and do actually pose a threat to humans.Most people think of tarantulas or black widow spiders when they think of dangerous and poisenous spiders.  Another well known one is the funnel web spider.  But which of these spiders really are dangerous?  This is something that many people worry about.  So now we...
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  August 5, 2012, 4:03 pm
Below you will find a list of reptiles along with some keywords that represent their significance.  Alligator and Crocodile: primal energies of birth, motherhood, initiation, groundedness, primal strength, creation, integrationCobra: swift, sudden decisions and actions, no reaction is the best reaction, subtle movements and signs, trust perceptions (also see snake)Chameleon: shape-shifting, disguise or blending in, clairvoyance, Auric sensitivity (also see lizards)CornSnake: easier movement, lifting up, (also see snake)Frogs: transformation through water and sound, emotional transformation, fertility, new beginnings, cleansingGarterSnake: act on ideas, heightened creativity (also see snake)...
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  August 4, 2012, 4:26 pm
Below you will find a list of reptiles along with some keywords that represent their significance.  Alligator and Crocodile: primal energies of birth, motherhood, initiation, groundedness, primal strength, creation, integrationCobra: swift, sudden decisions and actions, no reaction is the best reaction, subtle movements and signs, trust perceptions (also see snake)Chameleon: shape-shifting, disguise or blending in, clairvoyance, Auric sensitivity (also see lizards)CornSnake: easier movement, lifting up, (also see snake)Frogs: transformation through water and sound, emotional transformation, fertility, new beginnings, cleansingGarterSnake: act on ideas, heightened creativity (also see sn...
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  August 4, 2012, 4:26 pm
Below you will find a list of birds along with some keywords that represent their significance.  Albatross: signs, omens, success through maturityBlackbird: understanding energies of Mother NatureBluebird: modesty, unassuming confidence and happiness, transformationBlue Jay: proper use of powerCanary: power of voiceCardinal: renewed vitality, recognizing self-importanceCatbird: language, communicationChickadee: cheerful, truth, expressionChicken: fertility, sacrificeCock (Rooster): sexuality, watchfulness, resurrectionCockatoo: courtship, relationships bondsCondor: ancient mysteries of life and death, spirit communication, overcoming limitationsCrane: longevity, creation through focus, hono...
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  August 4, 2012, 4:23 pm
Below you will find a list of insects along with some keywords that represent their significance.  Ant: industriousness, order, discipline, group order / effort, team player, patienceBee: fertility, honey of lifeBeetle: resurrectionButterfly: transmutation, joy, transformationCaterpillar: new birth, good luckCentipede: psychic movement, connecting with spirit, psychic protectionCicada: past life lessons return, renewed happiness, shift in energy, patience, pastCockroach: survival, sensitivity to changeCricket: sensitivity, intuition, powerful belief, reincarnation, luckDaddyLongLegs: weaving deeper relationships, invisibility, greater vision, surprises (also see spider) Dragonfly (Damselfly...
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  August 4, 2012, 4:22 pm
Below you will find a list of animals along with some keywords that represent their significance. Antelope: speed / adaptability of the mind, actionArmadillo: Personal protection, discrimination, empathy, boundariesAss or Donkey: wisdom, humilityBadger: keeper of stories, bold self-expression, reliance, aggressivenessBat: transition, Initiation, rebirthBear: awakening the power of the unconscious, protection, introspectionBeaver: building of dreams, creating structures, builderBison or Buffalo: manifesting abundance through right action, prayerBobcat:  silence, secretsBull: fertilityCaribou: Migration, travel, necessary movementCat: mystery, magic, independence, psychicCheetah: speedChimpa...
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  August 4, 2012, 4:19 pm
Most of the following measurements are for maximum speeds over approximate quarter-mile distances. Exceptions—which are included to give a wide range of animals—are the lion and elephant, whose speeds were clocked in the act of charging; the whippet, which was timed over a 200-yard course; the cheetah over a 100-yard distance; humans for a 15-yard segment of a 100-yard run; and the black mamba snake, six-lined race runner, spider, giant tortoise, three-toed sloth, and garden snail, which were measured over various small distances.Animal Speed(mph)Peregrine falcon200.00+Cheetah 70.00Pronghorn antelope 61.00Lion 50.00Thomson's gazelle 50.00Wildebeest 50.00Quarter horse 47.50Cape hunting do...
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  August 4, 2012, 4:16 pm
Plant name : Pirandai also known as Changalam piranda“Fractured bones resetted and healed like a miracle through Siddha oushadam Pirandai”Botanical name : Cissus quadrangularisFamily : VitaceaeActions : Alterative, Emmenogogue, Stomachic.Siddha Medicinal Uses :The stem of the plant is used to bandage the part of body subjected to fracture or any bone injury. The oil prepared from juice of this plant and gingilee oil is externally applied over fractured part. The stem and leaf of plant is ground and the extracted juice along with equal quantity of honey is given in dose of 15-30 ml for irregular menstruation. Any disorders of ear like pus discharge or ear ache, can be cured by heating ...
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  June 30, 2012, 6:16 pm
Alas ! Finally ! BERMUDA TRIANGLE MYSTERYSOLVED...!!Computer studies of ocean floors around the world, particularly the area known as The Bermuda Triangle,reveal evidence of massive methane explosions in the past. For years, believers in the paranormal, aliens,and other outlandish theories pointed to the the disappearance of ships andaircraft as an indicator of mysterious forces at work in the “Devil’s triangle.” Scientists have finally pointed the restof us to a more plausible cause. The presence of methane hydrates indicates enormous eruptions of methane bubbles that would swamp a ship, and projected high into the air- take out flying airplanes, as well. Any ships caught...
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  June 30, 2012, 4:09 pm
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